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Video of the Day 20 May 2015: Hermine Deurloo, Zanzibar

I hadn’t heard of Hermine Deurloo before I saw this video. I wish I had. This performance was recorded live in 2014, and it’s a very nice piece of electric jazz, with an unusual ensemble that includes strings, vocals, electric piano and synth, reminiscent of Weather Report. Heurloo plays a chromatic harp on this cut with a sound reminiscent of Toots Thielemans, with a light vibrato and a clear, unamped tone. Great stuff.

2 replies on “Video of the Day 20 May 2015: Hermine Deurloo, Zanzibar”

Thanks so much for sharing Hermine Deurloo’s music with us. I just spent an hour listening to this angel. What beautiful tone and nuance.

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